New Zealand String Quartet at Christopher's Classics

Time & Date
9th November 2021
4:00pm & 7:30pm
The Philip Carter Family Concert Hall
Tickets available via Eventfinda. Door sales also available
General Admission
$45 Adult
$20 Student

NZ String Quartet Update
There will be TWO sessions of the NZ String Quartet concert on Tuesday 9 November.

The first session will be at
The first session will be at 4:00 PM and will finish at approximately 6:00 PM. The second session will be at our normal time of 7:30 PM (and finish at approximately 9:30 PM).

The 7:30 PM session is sold out. However tickets to the 4:00 PM session are available on Eventfinda

Helene Pohl (violin)

Monique Lapins (violin)
Gillian Ansell (viola) 
Rolf Gjelsten (cello)

Purcell - Three Fantazias
Britten - String Quartet No. 2 in C
Gao Ping - Prayer Songs
Smetana - String Quartet No. 2 in D minor

The ensemble has been Quartet-in-Residence at the New Zealand School of Music at Victoria University of Wellington since 1991 and in 2019 celebrated 25 years running the Adam Summer School for Chamber Music. Violinist Helene Pohl and violist Gillian Ansell are co-artistic directors of the biennial Adam Chamber Music Festival in Nelson. Gillian, Helene and cellist Rolf Gjelsten have received MNZM honours for services to music in New Zealand.